National Insect Week returns in 2020
Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 10:00 to 11:30
Free event organised by Haddington Garden Trust and Butterfly Conservation.
All welcome, but no dogs allowed in the gardens.
If you would like more information contact: [email protected]
There are lots of contenders here – possibly the pretty red and blue rove beetle Paederus – very, very tiny amounts of its poison have been used to cure chronic ulceration in people. Ladybirds are pretty poisonous (and pretty) and can bleed foul-tasting poisonous brightly coloured blood from their knees.